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Stainless steel blackening

Discussion in 'Gunsmithing' started by Highspeedlane, Apr 3, 2011.


  1. Highspeedlane

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    I have a stainless barrel on my Makarov and recently thought about looking for a chemical designed to blacken it. The only thing I could turn up on a search was a product by Caswell. I couldn't find anything at Brownell's.

    If anyone has any experience with a product they would recommend, let me know. Thanks.
     
  2. cciman

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    From those on the M1 Garand board it works decent. It has to be touched up and isn't as durable as other finishes but it's not bad. I haven't used it personally. It's used on the gas cylinder of the M1 Garand which is stainless, the original process is extremely hazardous but the blackener is a decent substitute.
     
  4. Highspeedlane

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    Thanks for the responses on this.